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Floods kill at least 17 in southern Iran after causing disaster in the north

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DUBAI (Reuters) – At least 17 people were killed and more than 70 others were wounded in flash floods in Iran’s southern province of Fars, Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Monday, following devastating floods in the north. The spread of deadly flooding to the south follows days of floods that affected more than Read More

Rescuers hope to reach more cyclone victims as roads reopen in Mozambique

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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Rescuers said they would reach hundreds of people on Monday still stranded more than a week after a powerful cyclone struck Mozambique and swathes of southeast Africa, as roads started to reopen. Aid workers offload maize meal for victims of Cyclone Idai at Siverstream Estates in Chipinge, Zimbabwe, March 24, 2019. Read More

U.S. buyers of Venezuelan oil sub in Shell, BP offshore crude

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. sanctions on Venezuela’s oil industry have made winners out of Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc, Gulf of Mexico offshore heavyweights, as refiners in need of substitutes are scooping up oil produced in the region. FILE PHOTO: An oil pumpjack painted with the colors of the Venezuelan flag is Read More

Free speech debate in New Zealand after mosque slayer’s manifesto banned

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New Zealand’s chief censor has banned mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant’s white supremacist manifesto, as well as videos of his violent rampage. The bans have ignited a debate over free speech in the grieving country. Chief censor David Shanks declared the killer’s 80-page manifesto – entitled ‘The Great Replacement’ – “objectionable” on Saturday, and ordered anyone Read More

Mozambicans look to God as cyclone deaths rise

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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Worshippers gathered at battered churches in the Mozambican port of Beira on Sunday, praying for divine protection as the death toll crept up from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa. Congregants pray outside during a service after their church was destroyed by Cyclone Idai, in Beira, Mozambique, March 24, 2019. Read More

Mozambique says death toll rises to 446 after cyclone

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A woman washes clothes in a river of water running across a road that was created after Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe, March 24, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo BEIRA (Reuters) – Mozambique has recorded more deaths from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa, a government minister said on Sunday, with hundreds left in camps after Read More

Apple gets ready for life after the iPhone with services push

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On Monday, Apple will do something it has never done when making a product announcement — focus largely on other companies, not itself. Apple is expected to launch two services on March 25, including its rumored video streaming service, at an event in Cupertino, Calif. that will be attended by Hollywood celebrities such as JJ Abrams Read More

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees. Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km Read More

Mozambique cyclone claims more victims as death toll exceeds 400

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BEIRA (Reuters) – The number of people killed in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has risen to more than 400, a government minister said on Saturday, as the United Nations warned of the risk of further flooding. Survivors move to high ground at Peacock growth point in Chimanimani, Read More